33 Reasons to Abstain from Porn

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Porn is a REAL struggle for many. Men & Women.
Here is a great article I came across, written by Jason George. If you have any temptation to look at porn, read these 33 reasons. It shall be of great help.

33 reasons why I need to abstain from porn

  1. For the glory of God. – 1 Corinthians 10:31
  2. I’m commanded by God to live self-controlled, upright, holy, and disciplined.
  3. Holiness is God’s will for my life.
  4. Jesus said loving Him comes down to obeying Him.
  5. It hinders my fellowship with God and everything flows out of that.
  6. My body is not my own. God purchased me with the shed blood of His Son.
  7. It’s worshipping the creature rather than the Creator (idolatry).
  8. It’s cheating on God (spiritual adultery).
  9. Only Jesus Christ can truly satisfy my heart’s thirst.
  10. God is always watching me.
  11. Angels and demons are often watching me.
  12. It prevents me from having an effective prayer life.
  13. It diminishes the spiritual power I need to impact this world for Christ.
  14. It interferes with my ability to make wise decisions.
  15. It hinders my fellowship with my brothers in Christ.
  16. It brings God’s discipline.
  17. It causes anxiety, paranoia, fear, irritability, anger, and depression.
  18. It causes God’s blessings upon my life, family, and ministry to be withheld.
  19. My children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren need me to be holy.
  20. It leads to more sin and worse sin.
  21. It diminishes my focus and motivation to work hard and achieve my goals.
  22. It creates impulse control problems in other areas of my life.
  23. It causes me to be angry, harsh, and disrespectful towards my wife and children.
  24. I made a vow to my wife before God to forsake all others.
  25. It puts spiritual and emotional distance between me and my wife.
  26. It diminishes my attraction/arousal for my wife.
  27. It deeply hurts my wife by making her feel like she’s not good enough for me.
  28. It diminishes my wife’s trust and respect for me.
  29. It causes my eyes to wander when I’m around real women.
  30. Every female is someone’s daughter.
  31. Every female is someone whom Christ loved enough to suffer and die for.
  32. The one who lives with integrity lives securely, but whoever perverts his ways will be found out. – Proverbs 10:9
  33. God does not withhold good from those who live with integrity. – Psalms 84:11

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Currently, I am preparing materials, seeking good resources and books, connecting w/ several companies that offer anti-port software, all for a “FORUM” that we want to host on Pornography.

Today, I came across this article posted on Covenant Eye’s website (it is one of the companies we hope to introduce to participants – teens, adults, and parents – that offers great software to block porn. Here is the link to this article on their website, written by Jason George: http://www.covenanteyes.com/2013/05/29/33-reasons-to-abstain-from-porn/).

Look for more posts on this subject, as we prepare for the FORUM.

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